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Anarchism and EugenicsAn Unlikely Convergence, 1890-1940

Anarchism and Eugenics: An Unlikely Convergence, 1890-1940

Richard Cleminson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526124463
eISBN:
9781526146663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124463
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book focuses on the apparently surprising convergence between anarchism and eugenics. By tracing the reception of eugenic ideas within five different anarchist movements –Argentina, England, ... More

The Arts of Angela CarterA Cabinet of Curiosities

The Arts of Angela Carter: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Marie Mulvey-Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136770
eISBN:
9781526146748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136787
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book aims to give new insights into the multifarious worlds of Angela Carter and to re-assess her impact and importance for the twenty-first century. It brings together leading Carter scholars ... More

Assembling CulturesWorkplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Jack Saunders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Car workers’ union activism has long held a strong grip on popular memories of the post-war period. Working in the quintessential industry of modernity their labour militancy has been linked to ... More

BeautyscapesMapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, and David Bell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134257
eISBN:
9781526146717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134264
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Beautyscapes explores the rapidly developing global phenomenon of international medical travel, focusing specifically on patient-consumers seeking cosmetic surgery outside their home country and on ... More

Bodies ComplexionedHuman Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Mark S. Dawson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134486
eISBN:
9781526146656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134493
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines early modern English notions of bodily difference. Tracing how the English valued somatic contrasts, both amongst themselves and, as they ventured into and through the Atlantic, ... More

The Bourdieu ParadigmThe Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project

The Bourdieu Paradigm: The Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project

Derek Robbins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099397
eISBN:
9781526146755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127709
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

In two parts, the book examines, first, the attempts of three thinkers of the first half of the twentieth century to reconcile, in different socio-cultural contexts, the legacy of idealist philosophy ... More

A Brief History of Thrift

A Brief History of Thrift

Alison Hulme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book surveys ‘thrift’ through its moral, religious, ethical, political, spiritual and philosophical expressions, focussing in on key moments such as the early Puritans and Post-war rationing, ... More

Cheap StreetLondon's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Cheap Street: London's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Victoria Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099229
eISBN:
9781526146786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526131706
Subject:
History, Economic History

Cheap Street tells the history of London’s street markets and of the people who bought and sold there. From the 1850s anything that could be bought in a shop in London could also be bought in the ... More

Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Roger Forshaw

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140142
eISBN:
9781526146687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140159
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume discusses the history, culture and social conditions of one of the less well-known periods of ancient Egypt, the Saite or 26th Dynasty (664-525 BC). In the 660’s BC Egypt was a ... More

The Emergence of Footballing CulturesManchester, 1840-1919

The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Gary James

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book provides a distinctive and original contribution to the historiography of sport, adding considerably to our understanding of the origins of soccer within the Manchester region. It is the ... More

Frantz Fanon, Postcolonialism and the Ethics of Difference

Frantz Fanon, Postcolonialism and the Ethics of Difference

Azzedine Haddour

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719075230
eISBN:
9781526146779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140814
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fanon, postcolonialism and the ethics of difference raises a host of crucial questions regarding the relevance of Fanon today: in today’s world, where violence and terror have gone global, what ... More

Higher Education in a Globalising WorldCommunity Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Peter Mayo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140920
eISBN:
9781526146700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140937
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this broad sweep, Mayo explores dominant European discourses of Higher education, in the contexts of different globalisations and Neoliberalism, and examines its extension to a specific region. It ... More

How to be a HistorianScholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Herman Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819
Subject:
History, Social History

What makes a good historian? When historians raise this question, as they have done for centuries, they often do so to highlight that certain personal attitudes or dispositions are indispensable for ... More

Italian Futurism and the Machine

Italian Futurism and the Machine

Katia Pizzi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is the first interdisciplinary exploration of machine culture in Italian futurism after the First World War. The machine was a primary concern for the futuristi. As well as being a material tool ... More

Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96'A Living Tomb for Women'

Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Cara Diver

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘A Living Tomb for Women’ represents the first comprehensive history of marital violence in modern Ireland, from the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the passage of the Domestic Violence ... More

Mutinous MemoriesA Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919

Mutinous Memories: A Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919

Matt Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114105
eISBN:
9781526144546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114129
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the eight-month wave of mutinies in the French infantry and navy in 1919. This revolt stretched from France's intervention against the Soviet Union through the Black Sea, into the ... More

Women Before the CourtLaw and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800

Women Before the Court: Law and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800

Lindsay R. Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136336
eISBN:
9781526144607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136343
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Women before the court: Law and patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600–1800 is a ground-breaking study of women in Britain and British America. Drawing from archival sources from both sides of ... More

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